The Benalla Mens Shed has been hive of activity as Santa’s elves have been busily completing giant candy canes to decorate the CBD.. Thanks to a generous donation by Schneider Electric, Benalla will shine this Christmas with solar and LED lights
Benalla Flexible Learning Centre student Crystal Strobel has been awarded the prestigious Lynne Kosky Memorial Scholarship.. Only two students statewide were selected for this award which recognises a student’s commitment to education and
The sense of community at the 2016 Benalla March Against Violence for White Ribbon Day was just amazing with more than 700 people joining together to make a strong statement that Benalla says, ‘‘No to Violence’’.. This rates as one of the
Benalla P-12 College students raised funds to put towards vital playground equipment at the Faithfull Campus by participating in a Walk-a-thon around Lake Benalla recently.. Students from years Foundation to Year 4 walked a 2km track, while years 5
Cricket legend Merv Hughes was in Benalla last week as a special guest speaker of the Benalla Bushrangers Cricket Club, which held an evening to promote mental health and wellbeing.. The evening was hosted by the Benalla Bushrangers Over 60s team
Benalla’s Harry Morrison is now the seventh Bushranger to be drafted to the AFL after being selected with pick No. 74 by Hawthorn on Friday night.. Morrison performed well at the AFL Draft Combine last month, and the Morrison family has long been
A bird’s eye view of the world. PR Newswire has announced the Top 10 Aerial Photos from Around the World as part of its 2016 Skypixel Photo Contest.. Number six on the list is a triangle formed between three different crops, something that can
Among the orchards and dairy farms along the Murray Valley Hwy is a prickly little patch of land, which is home to an interesting horticultural enterprise.. What started as a pastime for Strathmerton vegetable farmer Jim Hall has grown into
The current heat wave over the Maranoa and Warrego districts of Inland QLD reached a peak last Saturday 3rd December. Both St. George and Roma had maximum temperatures just over 44 degrees and this was very close to the record December heat for both
The Boss has been uptight about these blackwater events - they've been killing heaps of cod up on the Edwards, and down the Murray below Lake Victoria. . He likes catching a cod more than he likes scratching me and says these big breeder fish dying
Resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides has for the first time been confirmed in Australian populations of green peach aphid, a serious broadacre cropping pest.. The discovery means GPA is known to have resistance to four different chemical mode of
Have you ever seen some seriously cheap bottles of wine at major supermarket retailers and wondered how smaller vineyards survive in a market where there is such disparity?. Luckily for many winemakers in the Goulburn Valley, cheaper wines do not
Euroa beef and lamb farmer David Rutledge will farewell farming when he holds a clearing sale on his Moglonemby Rd property this weekend.. Despite only being on the land for 10 years, Mr Rutledge’s passion for farming has been around for much
Farmer confidence across the country is at record high levels going into the new year, but not all northern Victorian farmers are 100 per cent convinced.. After what has been a crisis year for the dairy industry, the survey indicated the dairy
The wet winter and spring has compromised much of the region’s hay stock, but the canola harvest is likely to put a smile on the face of many cropping farmers across northern Victoria.. Hay baling delays have set farmers back by about a month with
A report is being prepared for the NSW Coroner after a man was killed on a property near Jerilderie on Sunday night.. Police and emergency services were called to the property off the Newell Hwy at Jerilderie about 5.45pm on Sunday after
The 18 months of indecision over the backpacker tax rate has finally come to an end, giving Goulburn Valley growers some certainty about the future of their labour force.. Late last week, on the final federal parliamentary sitting day for the year
Consumer group Choice wants the consumer watchdog to investigate the airline industry, alleging customer policies are breaching consumer law.
Joe Hockey says calls to redo TPP to appease Donald Trump are "fanciful".
The White House says US officials have been in touch with Chinese officials to reaffirm that the US is adhering to the "One China" policy.
More bodies are expected to be recovered from a warehouse in California that was engulfed by flames, leaving at least 36 people dead, many of them young.
The latest Newspoll shows Labor has chalked up its sixth successive lead over the Coalition and voter support for Malcolm Turnbull has hit a new low.
Ahead of the West Australian state election, Pauline Hanson is seeking to register her One Nation party.
Fremantle Dockers forward Shane Yarran has appeared briefly in a Perth court charged over an assault and will return to court next year.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the official government finance figures for the September quarter.
Pauline Hanson and Rod Culleton have traded blows ahead of a High Court case that will decide on his political future.
The Turnbull government is backing the introduction of a Financial Industry Ombusman to deal with customer complaints with their banks.